A late Peter Vincenti goal saw the Iron slip to a 2-1 defeat at Rochdale on Saturday.Joe Bunney put the hosts ahead with 25 minutes left, but Murray Wallace’s header with a quarter of an hour to go looked to have salvaged a point.
Vincenti struck in the 85th minute though, giving Rochdale all three points and dropping the Iron to 20th place, while Dale moved to fifth.
Elsewhere in League One, Burton Albion are the new leaders following a 1-0 win at last season’s beaten play-off finalists Swindon.
Stuart Beavon netted the only goal for Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side, giving them their sixth win of the season and taking them to the summit.
Walsall are second, although Michael Bostwick’s late penalty meant that they had to settle for just a point at Peterborough.
A thunderbolt from Romaine Sawyers gave them the lead and, despite Jermaine Anderson’s dismissal for the Posh, they could not see the game out.
Gillingham dropped to third as they lost their unbeaten start to the season, losing 2-1 at a rejuvenated Colchester.
Gavin Massey and Callum Harriot were on target for the hosts, with Luke Norris on target for the Gills, who also saw Cody McDonald miss a penalty.
An Adam Armstrong goal cemented Coventry’s place in the League One play-offs as they beat Chesterfield 1-0 at the Ricoh Arena.
Bury also enjoyed a 1-0 success, with Nathan Cameron’s winner enough to see off Port Vale and move them into sixth.
Sunday’s Yorkshire derby saw Sheffield United come back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Bradford, moving them into seventh.
James Meredith and Devante Cole had given the hosts a commanding lead, but an own goal from Meredith and a Billy Sharp goal rescued a point for the Blades.
At the bottom, it was a good weekend for Crewe as they won at Shrewsbury, with Adam King’s strike giving them a first win of the season.
They have been replaced at the foot of the table by Blackpool, although they did pick up a point at home against Barnsley.
Conor Hourihane gave the Tykes the lead, but Jack Redshaw grabbed a second half equaliser for the hosts to ensure they earned a point.
Doncaster and Oldham occupy the other two slots in the relegation zone as they drew 1-1 at the Keepmoat on Saturday.
Andy Butler put the hosts ahead, but Jonathan Burn’s goal meant that David Dunn’s first game as interim manager did not end in defeat.
Meanwhile, Millwall lost at home again as David Mooney and Adam Barrett found the net to give Southend a 2-0 win.
Wigan also enjoyed a 2-1 win at home to Fleetwood, with Jordan Flores and Michael Jacobs both on target for the Latics.
Next up the Iron is a trip to Southend, where Mark Robins’ side will hope to return to winning ways and lift themselves up the League One table.
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